On January 17, 2019, the president of the Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) held a press briefing to set out how a no-deal Brexit would affect Polish data controllers and processors, and what...
The UK’s specialist anti-payment fraud unit has concluded an investigation into two individuals found guilty of attempting to commit at least £200,000 worth of fraud by recruiting bank employees.
UK parliamentarians have handed the government its greatest defeat for nearly a century, voting overwhelmingly to reject the Brexit deal agreed between Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU.
The UK government could ban gamblers from using their credit cards to place bets if firms do not take more action to protect vulnerable customers, a senior minister has warned.
Payments and e-money firms in the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not gain temporary permission to continue operating in the UK after a no-deal Brexit would be saved from having to ditch...
Sweden is moving towards becoming an almost cashless society, with a strong and well-performing economy and a competitive financial market. The jurisdiction is fully aligned with the EU legal...
On January 9, 2019, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR) published a report on the results of observations of the national payment system for 2016-2018. The report provides a review of...
The UK’s departure from the EU is at a crossroads, with parliament due to vote on Tuesday on whether to accept the exit deal agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May. Rejection would send the whole...
On January 8, 2019, the Financial and Capital Market Commission in Latvia re-published an announcement from the Consumer Rights Protection Centre (CRPC) reminding Latvian consumers that they should...
Retail groups have responded to proposed cuts in interchange fees on certain Visa and Mastercard transactions, urging the European Commission to rethink allowing higher rates for online payments.
Card use in Hungary is accelerating, but recent data released by the central bank has shown fraud is moving even faster — and the country’s liability regime means financial institutions are bearing...
On January 8, 2019, the president of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a notification addressed to all card payment networks authorised by the bank and operating in the country listing...
The UK government has reiterated that card payments and euro transfers could become more expensive if the country leaves the EU without a deal in March, as authorities step up emergency...
UK industry insiders have downplayed fears that contactless card fraud is rocketing, after questions arose over the accuracy of alarming new figures that were widely reported over the weekend.
On September 18, 2018, the central bank of Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), launched a public consultation on the Exposure Draft on Publishing Open Data using Open Application Programming...
UK authorities are non-committal on whether they will retain new caps on cross-border interchange fees after Brexit, despite concerns that retailers could end up paying significantly more to accept...

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